With most of my experience being in vendor driven events, I am wondering what everyone thought the critical success factors are for running community driven event such as a SharePoint Saturday (ie. not just a UG recurring meeting, but an actual larger concentrated event) In addition, any tips/tricks/pitfalls/etc... would be great!
If you are specifically doing a SharePoint Saturday event, Michael Lotter (@michaellotter on twitter) has a great process pretty well in place for the planning. Mark Rackley (@mrackley) has a great blog post on his site about some of the pitfalls and things to help plan an event. He pulled off the SPSOzarks event pretty much single-handedly. Here's a link to his post, it might get you started: http://sharepointhillbilly.com/archive/2009/07/23/organizing-a-sharepoint-event--what-you-need-to-know.aspx
Oh, and if you are doing a community driven event, be sure to get the local SharePoint User Groups behind it and on board EARLY in planning. They will be critical to funneling people to the event as well.
Possible Duplicate: Custom Error Page for SharePoint hi.. i want to create a success/error application page which look like SharePoint success/error page, and it write the exception if an error occurs and on success write the success message. does any one have idea how to create application page which look like SharePoint error page. thanks SAAD
SharePoint Server 2010 is a fantastic product! However, I'm sure you have some great ideas for v.Next. What features do you believe could be improved for SharePoint 15? One topic per answer please (you can leave multiple answers) so the community can vote. (Question inspired by Project 15 Wish List post.)
I keep getting a large number of the following warnings in my SharePoint Farm. Event Type: Warning Event Source: Office SharePoint Server Event Category: Workflow Features Event ID: 7397 Date: 1/31/2010 Time: 1:22:21 PM User: N/A Computer: MOB-INTRA-APP2 Description: message For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp. I am using Windows 2003 R2/ MOSS 2007 + SP1 / SQL 2005. This warning is being repeated too many times in the event log. Any idea what this warning might be about?
Guys, I have a great idea - ask Microsoft to include SharePoint Foundation 2010 into Web Platform Installer. It'll be very usefull for all community. I do it by twitter: http://twitter.com/butaji/status/19322524336. What are you think about this petition?
I am installing SharePoint 2010 single farm on my 64bit Win7 Ultimate development machine. After a lot of pain and apparent success of the installation, I am not finding the "Farm Configuration Wizard" on the "Configuration Wizards" page of Central Administration. Looking for reasons why and things to check to make it show up.
I try to perform a restore using stsadm. When the operation completes, I get the following message: Restore failed for Object [Sharepoint Database Name] in event OnPostRestore. For more information, see the error log located in the backup directory. However, I am unable to find the error log. What is the "backup directory" that the message mentions? Also, it appears like the error has to do with my SP database. What could be causing it? Thanks!
. The problem is when I set newBirthDay["All Day Event"] = 1; the recurrence all of a sudden doesn't put the event in the correct day, but in the next day. So say your birthday is on the 8th month and 3rd day, it will actually show up on the calender on August 4th and this only happens when I try to make it an All Day Event. If I leave it as normal it will show up on the correct day August 3rd. Anyone have any idea what could cause this? the C# code is included that handles it. Thanks for looking newBirthDay = calList.Add(); newBirthDay["Title"] = "Happy Birthday, " + addBirthday
When using SPMetal to generate entity classes, these classes are used in LINQ to SharePoint queries. We have a project with content type and list definitions and one project with business logic which use the generated entity classes. But in an automated build approch what is the best way to make sure that we always have updated entity classes after a change in a content type and list instance? I am thinking of making a "Post-build event" command in the Content Type and List definition project.
I have a SharePoint 2007 publishing portal that started throwing an error when user's click the Sign Out link. This started happening just this week and I can't tell what changes that have been made...?Source=%2f and will displays "Unknown Error". Also, if I remove the query string parameter from the above link, http://portal/_layouts/useraccounts/login.aspx, this also throws an "Unknown Error". Nothing is getting put in any of the Windows Event logs, but the SharePoint logs has this error. Exception Type: System.Web.HttpException Exception Message: The referenced file '/_catalogs/masterpage